How to stop your beer from freezing at an NFL tailgate? Put it in the fire

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When the temperatures are in the negatives and the wind chill is heart-stopping but there’s still NFL tailgating and beer-drinking to get done, what’s the solution? These heroic and ingenious Minnesota Vikings fans figured it out Sunday.

Take the beer and put it in the fire, so it doesn’t freeze.

Not only was the beer consumed in the minus-20 degree (minus-35 degree wind chill) weather, so were the brats and the bacon, and a few athletic-minded folks even got together for a competitive game of cornhole.

Beautiful morning for cornhole and brats. -15 with -28 windchill. #vikings #tailgate #usbankstadium #mymn #strib #capturemn #millcity

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Unfortunately for the fans, the home team was not inspired by their acts of bravery. The Vikings got demolished by the Colts 34-6 on Sunday.

H/T BroBible

Josh Katzowitz

Josh Katzowitz

Josh Katzowitz is a staff writer at the Daily Dot specializing in YouTube and boxing. His work has appeared in the New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Washington Post, and Los Angeles Times. A longtime sports writer, he's covered the NFL for and boxing for Forbes. His work has been noted twice in the Best American Sports Writing book series.